verb (used with object), tellurized, tellurizing.
to mix or cause to combine with tellurium.
(transitive) to mix or combine with tellurium
1. a combining form meaning “earth”, used in the formation of compound words: telluric. 2. a combining form representing tellurium in compound words: telluride.
[tel-yuh-rom-i-ter] /ˌtɛl yəˈrɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. a surveying instrument using microwaves to measure distance. tellurometer /ˌtɛljʊˈrɒmɪtə/ noun 1. (surveying) an electronic instrument for measuring distances of up to about 30 miles that consists of two units, one at each end of the distance to be measured, between which radio waves are transmitted
adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing tetravalent tellurium. adjective 1. of or containing tellurium, esp in a low valence state
noun 1. an ancient Roman goddess of the earth, marriage, and fertility, identified with the Greek goddess Gaea. noun 1. the Roman goddess of the earth; protectress of marriage, fertility, and the dead
noun, plural tellies. British Informal. 1. television. 2. a television receiving set. noun, British Informal. 1. television. noun (pl) -lies 1. (informal, mainly Brit) short for television